«Let him go!». The role of elite agreements in the transformation of the military regime of A. Pinochet. To the 30th anniversary of the referendum on October 5, 1988

Publication type Article
Status Published
Occupation: Ph.D. (Political Science), Leading Researcher
Affiliation: Institute of Latin American Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences
Address: Russian Federation, Moscow
Journal nameLatin America
EditionIssue 9

The article analyzes the role of negotiations and agreements concluded betweendifferent groups of the national elite in the weakening of the regime of A. Pinochetand the beginning of the process of transition to democracy in Chile. The authornotes the importance of such factors as: the activity of the democratic opposition, civilsociety, party leaders, as well as the importance of the political tradition of the country,in which the conclusion of multilateral compromises was a tool to maintain a peacefulway out of the conflict, to outline ways to overcome the political division in the future.The article also examines contemporary issues related to the frustration of the part ofsociety in the political results.

KeywordsChile, Pinochet, the referendum on October 5, 1988, the Concertación of Parties for Democracy
Publication date01.10.2018
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